Category Archives: PT

PediaStaff Job Search Tip of the Week: Is Your Best Face Forward on Facebook?

Would you want a potential employer to see your Facebook page as it stands today? A recent study commissioned by Career Builder, has found that 37 percent of hiring managers use social networking sites to research job applicants, with over … Continue reading


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Link Uncovered Between Down Syndrome and Leukemia

[Source: Medical News Today] Although doctors have long known that people with Down syndrome have a heightened risk of developing acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) during childhood, they haven’t been able to explain why. Now, a team of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute investigators has … Continue reading


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Modeling the Cellular Basis of Memory

[Source:  Psych Central] Researchers at the Salk Institute have created a new model of memory that explains the cellular mechanisms responsible for retaining select memories a few hours after an event. This new paradigm enables a more complete picture of … Continue reading


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Teens More Likely to Attempt Suicide Following Concussion

[Source:  Medical News Today] New research from Canada finds that teenagers who have suffered a traumatic brain injury, such as concussion, at some point in their lives are twice as likely to be victims of school bullying or cyberbullying. They … Continue reading


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PediaStaff Professional Development Tip: Get Yourself “Out There”

Back in the day (I really do hate that expression!), the only way a less experienced therapy clinician could share his or her thoughts and ideas on therapy technique, research or anything else, was to complete a peer reviewed study … Continue reading


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